Uganda detains second British citizen associated with play containing gay character

By Melanie Nathan, February 27, 2013. A  Second British man has now been arrested and is being held in a prison in Uganda after appearing in the play The River and the Mountain, which used a gay character in a story that speaks of corruption and other issues in Uganda. Keith Prosser was arrested by … More Uganda detains second British citizen associated with play containing gay character

David Cecil British Producer detained for Deportation from Uganda

By Melanie Nathan, Feb. 07, 2013.  3:00 am PST Updated: Feb 12, 2013 –  Sources in Uganda confirm that British play producer David Cecil was deported last night.  Also confirmed by  British foreign office spokesman who told the BBC that Mr Cecil was deported on Monday evening. “We are concerned that he was deported without … More David Cecil British Producer detained for Deportation from Uganda

Ugandan Court Dismisses Case against British Producer of Play Featuring Gay Character

By Melanie Nathan, January 02, 2013, 2:00 AM PST David Cecil the British play producer appeared in court today charged with ‘‘disobeying lawful orders’’ from the Uganda Media Council, which says he staged ‘‘The River and the Mountain’’ in Uganda’s capital last year despite orders to the contrary. All charges against the producer were dismissed. … More Ugandan Court Dismisses Case against British Producer of Play Featuring Gay Character